How To Ship Ammunition

Key considerations to keep in mind when packaging and shipping ammunition for firearms.

Labeling Requirements for Ammunition

black and white limited quantity marking

All qualified packages that meet the definition of cartridges, small arms must be marked with the Hazardous Materials label for Limited Quantity.

The black-and-white Limited Quantity marking (approximately 4 in. by 4 in.) must be securely affixed to the package as a "square on point" or "diamond," as shown.

Relevant Links

List of Prohibited and Restricted Items for Shipping

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UPS Tariff/Terms and Conditions (U.S)

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UPS Guide for Shipping Ground and Air Hazardous Materials

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How To Ship Firearms

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